NFL rookie report: Golden Tate
Two things we know about Seattle rookie wide receiver
As Notre Dame's No. 1 target the past two seasons, the 5-foot-10, 199-pound wideout caught 45.4 percent of his team's 55 touchdown passes -- an incredible figure for someone who possesses neither ideal speed nor size. Tate just has a feel for how to get open, and the fact that he played in Charlie Weis' pro-style offense cannot be overstated.
In 2009, Tate's efforts earned him the Biletnikoff Award, given each year to the nation's top wide receiver. Considering the previous two winners of the award were
Like Britt, Tate enters a situation where a lot of reshuffling can be expected. The Seahawks are considering a change at quarterback and must make do with a developing offensive line. And Tate will also be given a chance to emerge as his team's leading wideout, same as Britt, who led his squad with 701 yards last season.